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Somerset Phoenix Project

Working alongside professionals and supporting children, young people and families affected by sexual abuse.

A specialist service supporting the development of professionals in Somerset. We are here to reduce the negative impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of children and families living in Somerset

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How we can help

Somerset Phoenix is a small service provided by Barnardo's and Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS). Providing support, training, consultation, and signposting to professionals supporting children, young people and families affected by child sexual abuse (CSA). We are a small team covering the whole of Somerset. We are not a referral service or a crisis service. If you need crisis intervention, refer to the useful links page.

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For professionals

Information on training courses, professional consultation and guides for supporting children affected by sexual abuse

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For parents & carers

Support for safe carers; peer support groups, information guids, tips for managing behaviour associated with the abuse

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For children & young people

Support and information centered on you, what you need now and in the future

Latest News

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01 Mar 2021

Returning to School Life After Lockdown

A hearts and minds guide to support your next steps back to school. Download the Guide here ...

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10 Feb 2021

New Court Guides for Parents and Children

New guides have been written to support children, young people and their families if their case is able to go to court. These factual guides take...

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19 Jan 2021

Service update Jan 2021

Following the governments third lockdown we are still open for business. We have returned to virtual support but can offer some face-to-face appo...

Barnardo's is a charity (216250 / SC037605) and a company limited by guarantee.
(61625 England - see the governing document). Registered office: Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex IG6 1QG | VAT number 507477337